• Location: Yale, Wrexham, LL12 7AB
  • Subject: Employability Officer
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Start Date: 12 December, 2022
  • End Date: 31 August, 2023
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary Range: £24,003 - £26,273
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 13 January, 2023 11:46 PM

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Review and Placement officer

Review and Placement officer

Coleg Cambria
Role Title:  Review and Placement officer (RPO)

Location: Various college campus

Contract Type: Full time, Fixed term (6 months initially)

Salary:  £26,273 - £28,546

We currently have a vacancy for a Review and Placement Officer (RPO) within our Foundation Learning, ILS & Jobs Growth Wales+ Directorate

Reporting to: Curriculum Director of Jobs Growth Wales +

Overview of the role:

The RPO will work with partners and stakeholders to recruit learners onto the Jobs Growth Wales+  programme across the various college sites (or other venues as identified)  They will provide pastoral support for learners which will include extensive engagement with a variety of specialist support and referral agencies. They will carry out effective marketing to local employers to identify and secure appropriate work tasters and placements, for learners to gain a general insight into specific sectors of industry and commerce.

Working with local employers to ensure that placements are secured in line with recommended occupational areas as advised by the Employability mentor.

They will ensure effective caseload management, and review the learners in placement/or learning environment to monitor progress against agreed set objectives. (as prescribed within WG contractual requirements) and undertake appropriate corrective action to ensure achievement.

The RPO will contribute to the achievement of objectives and targets as outlined in the operational plan for work-based learning.

Essential Requirements

Robust literacy and numeracy skills

Well-developed Communication and ICT Skills

Previous experience of liaising with employers

Relevant experience of working with the client group

Effective and successful management of time and resource to meet challenging targets

Promoting and implementing healthy and safe practice

A full driving licence, appropriate motor vehicle with business use insurance cover

Recognising the importance of pastoral care

Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position. 

Coleg Cambria is a ‘Disability Confident’ Employer.  

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group. 

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as ‘vulnerable’ is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.